Another Hurdle Cleared for West Loop’s Newest Riverside Skyscraper
Nov21

Another Hurdle Cleared for West Loop’s Newest Riverside Skyscraper

The West Loop is getting yet another skyscraper.  Chicago’s Plan Commission has given the green light to 150 North Riverside, the precarious-looking tower that will be wedged between the Amtrak tracks leading into Union Station.  All that’s left now is city council approval, which is traditionally a rubber stamp affair. The tower is designed by friends-of-the-blog, Goettsch Partners, and developed by John O’Donnell and...

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Grand Plans for “Millennium Park Lite” Come With West Loop Office Tower
Aug01

Grand Plans for “Millennium Park Lite” Come With West Loop Office Tower

For the first time, the developers, architects, and lawyers behind the plan to turn a piece of industrial land on the Chicago River into a public park and unusually shaped office building have talked publicly about their plan. Developer John O’Donnell and U.S. Equities want to build a 53-story, 720-foot-tall skyscraper in the space between Randolph Place (165 North Canal Street) and the Chicago River. Currently, it is a...

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